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Glasthule Road, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
+35312809245
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Today
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 99
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place

Excellent eatery in Dun Laoghaire! Great choice of dishes, service was friendly and prices although were slightly on the high was still worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
ctkk_13
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Dublin, Ireland
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent eatery in Dun Laoghaire! Great choice of dishes, service was friendly and prices although were slightly on the high was still worth it.

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Beaumaris
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Back again and called twice in the week I was here. This required forward booking. I know I should eat fish but at home Wales it is a Hard fo find. I am a meat man really. Here I just love the fish, simply cooked to with all the flavour, lovely salad and potatoes. if it were nearer home I... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We were visiting Ireland for the first time and instead of staying right in Dublin, we did a home swap via home exchange with a lovely family just up the road from this restaurant. I'm so happy we wound up staying here near Glasthule or we would have missed eating in this adorable little restaurant. We'd flown overnight from New... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This restaurant is round the corner from a stunning coastal view. It is relatively smail seating 20-25 people per seating. Booking is absolutley essential. There are 3 sittings at lunch time, 12pm, 1.30pm and 3pm. Four of us visited on a Friday lunchtime and the restaurant was full with several people walking in to see if they could get a... More 

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Bangor Co Down
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Went for an evening meal, not our first visit but it had been a good six months from our last. Service was very good and the food was even better. Will be back a joy to go to.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We had waited a year since our last vacation to eat here. It was well worth the wait. The best appetizer and entree we have ever had in a seafood restaurant. Their food market next door is awesome as well.

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Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Nice fresh fish in a tiny rather cramped little restaurant. The lunch is the best value but you have to stick to their timings which may not suit, I think it's 12, 13.30, 15.00 or some such. Evenings are expensive - at least €50 per person.

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Finland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Its been long time since we´ve last time god exellent seafood with perfect vine selection. I´m not big fan of shells, but here those were made exellent way.

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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

this is a lovely restaurant...if you love FISH and really good fish at that you must visit. The Caviston shop (next door) has long been famous for its quality delicatessen and fish shop so you are guaranteed freshest fish. Only drawback, it's quite small and tends to need a couple of sittings so if you want to linger best to... More 

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Dublin
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We hadn't been for a year but the offer of a whole lobster and a glass of wine for under €29 was irresistible. It was superb. The food is great, the service impeccable and attitude completely professional.Other diners were mostly locals. Next door is Cavistons Delicatesen. ..an Aladins cave of wonderful rare foodie attractions as well as a fish shop.... More 

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Additional Information about Cavistons

Address: Glasthule Road, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
Phone Number: +35312809245
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dun Laoghaire
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 29 - 144
Cuisine: Irish, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Glasthule Road, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dun Laoghaire
  • Phone Number: +35312809245

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 144
  • Cuisine: Irish, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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